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Study: 97% of Black Lives Matter protests have been peaceful in...

The vast majority of nationwide Black Lives Matter protests have been peaceful, including those in Michigan, according to a new study by the Armed...

State budget bills start to move after leaders announce framework

The House and Senate pushed two budget bills Tuesday to the next step in the process in an attempt to finalize the Fiscal Year...

Big 10 football, pandemic and politics collide in congressional hearing

The Big Ten athletic conference will “keep its season postponed” for fall sports until it can guarantee more rigorous COVID-19 testing and address potential...

Michigan reports 571 COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reported Tuesday that 113,183 total Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 and 6,612 have died...

AG files charges against 2 officers for police misconduct

Michigan Attorney Dana Nessel on Tuesday detailed criminal charges her office filed against officers in Saginaw and Jackson counties in two police misconduct cases. A...

Some clerks could get extra day to process ballots, but SOS...

The Michigan Senate passed legislation Tuesday that would allow some local clerks more time to process ballots for the Nov. 3 general election.  Senate Bill...

Bush administration ethics lawyer slams hiring of DeJoy as postmaster

WASHINGTON — A top ethics lawyer to President George W. Bush on Monday decried Louis DeJoy’s appointment to postmaster general and called for a...

Dingell, Tlaib say there was ‘no misunderstanding’ on Amazon calling the...

After U.S. Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) and Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn) said police were called on them last week while they sought to tour an...

What’s in a name? Debate continues as Hispanic Heritage Month begins. 

Whatever you do, don’t call Elena Herrada Hispanic or Mexican American.  “I never liked the term 'Mexican American' because it marginalizes us. I refer to...

Leaders agree on budget blueprint with 2 weeks until new fiscal...

Just a few weeks ahead of the state's new fiscal year, which begins on Oct. 1, leaders have come to an agreement on a...

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